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There are temporary rules for using driving test centre waiting rooms during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Not all driving test centre waiting rooms are open. Check the list to find out if a waiting room is closed.
1. Who can use the waiting rooms
You can only use a waiting room if you’re with someone who is out on a driving test.
There’s a limit on how many people are allowed in the waiting room at any time. The limit varies by test centre, and is shown on posters outside and inside the waiting room.
Do not go in if the waiting room is full.
2. Check-in using the QR code or sign in
England and Wales
You’re encouraged to scan the QR code on the poster using the NHS COVID-19 app before you go into the waiting room.
If you cannot scan the QR code, you’re encouraged to fill in a contact slip (this is provided at the test centre).
You’re encouraged to fill in a contact slip (this is provided at the test centre).
3. Wear a face covering
It’s recommended and expected that you wear a face covering to use the waiting room, unless you have a good reason not to wear one.
4. Safety rules and precautions
- use the hand sanitiser provided
- use the wipes provided to wipe anything before or after you touch it (for example, door handles) - put these in the bin provided when you’ve used them
- keep a safe distance from others